Advanced Diploma Programs in Food and Beverage Studies

An advanced diploma is a great way to introduce yourself to a particular subject, launch a higher education career, or even gain the credentials necessary for a career switch. Thousands of institutions around the world offer advanced diplomas in a variety of different subjects. Just what is an advanced diploma in food and beverage studies? This field is concerned with how food is produced, process… Read more

An advanced diploma is a great way to introduce yourself to a particular subject, launch a higher education career, or even gain the credentials necessary for a career switch. Thousands of institutions around the world offer advanced diplomas in a variety of different subjects.

Just what is an advanced diploma in food and beverage studies? This field is concerned with how food is produced, processed, prepared, and delivered to consumers. It includes subfields such as cooking, baking, hospitality, food science, and even agriculture. Students also often study subjects concerned with business, management, and commercial processes. Some programs offer access to real-world kitchens and other facilities where students can put their knowledge to use.

Many advantages can be derived from one of these advanced diplomas. For one, they often involve rigorous coursework that can enhance student credentials more than a regular diploma might. For another, most students learn important technical skills that serve them well in their future careers.

If you’re wondering how much one of these degrees will cost, you should contact the school you’re interested in for up to date financial information. There are a number of reasons why the final price might vary from program to program.

Those who earn a diploma in food and beverage studies can seek employment in a number of different institutions. Diploma holders might work in a restaurant, commercial kitchen, bakery, or other food production facility; they can be anything from cooks to managers to assistants to consultants. Some students go on to open their own restaurants or cafes.

If you think that you’d like to earn an advanced diploma in this field, then our extensive database contains a number of options for you to consider. We’re happy to help you find the program you want—simply search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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International Culinary Institute
Hong Kong

Students are equipped with professional knowledge and practical skills of wine and beverage, and catering industry, initially at a paraprofessional level. After obtaining prof ... +

Students are equipped with professional knowledge and practical skills of wine and beverage, and catering industry, initially at a paraprofessional level. After obtaining professional qualifications and undergone industrial attachments, graduates may progressively pursue a career in the wine and beverage or catering industry; or articulate to bachelor degree in either local or overseas universities; and/or articulate to further professional qualifications in their areas of interest. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Hong Kong

This programme aims to prepare students with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to pursue their careers in the hotel and catering industry. The programme focuses ... +

This programme aims to prepare students with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to pursue their careers in the hotel and catering industry. The programme focuses on both theory and practical training. Through simulated working environments and industrial attachment, students can acquire relevant technical competence and professional knowledge of the industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
CAST Alimenti
Brescia, Italy

The chef is certainly one of the most requested figures on the job market. It is a profession that requires passion, commitment, in-depth knowledge, and manual skills: charact ... +

The chef is certainly one of the most requested figures on the job market. It is a profession that requires passion, commitment, in-depth knowledge, and manual skills: characteristics and skills that, if cultivated and developed, can lead to great satisfaction in terms of creativity and personal affirmation. A student of CAST Alimenti, at the end of the Higher Education course, is ready to be a "modern chef" and immerse himself in a myriad of varied restaurant industry offerings. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
8 - 12 months
Italian
Apr 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
San Diego Culinary Institute
La Mesa, USA

The Advanced Professional Diploma in Cuisine Commis Culinary program represents the culmination of years of research and program development by some of the finest culinary edu ... +

The Advanced Professional Diploma in Cuisine Commis Culinary program represents the culmination of years of research and program development by some of the finest culinary educators in the country. Based upon proven methods of culinary education and incorporating current thinking on how people learn, the Commis Method leads aspiring Chefs through a more logical series of courses. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 11 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
International Culinary Institute
Hong Kong

Equips students with management knowledge and skills and practical applications in baking and pastry operations so as to prepare them for supervisory roles in the industry. Cu ... +

Equips students with management knowledge and skills and practical applications in baking and pastry operations so as to prepare them for supervisory roles in the industry. Cultivates students' notion for lifelong learning and develops students to be independent learners with a local, national and global vision for further study and professional development in the hospitality industry. Equips students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills, initially at a paraprofessional level, via the blending of theoretical and practical application. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
International Culinary Institute
Hong Kong

Prepares students to work in the vibrant and ever-growing catering industry, and develops their intellectual and professional competencies to meet the industry's demand for a ... +

Prepares students to work in the vibrant and ever-growing catering industry, and develops their intellectual and professional competencies to meet the industry's demand for a new generation of chefs possessing not only multi-culinary and management skills, but also a professional mindset and work attitude. Provides a broad range of topics in Chinese and Western culinary arts and sciences and clusters of culinary stream specific modules to enhance student's knowledge and skills in national/international culinary arts, in order to help students realise their interests and career aspirations. Structured to guide students to attain knowledge in culinary niches and develop management know-how in culinary operations and catering businesses in a holistic manner. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
CAST Alimenti
Brescia, Italy

The labor market is increasingly demanding a return to the professions linked to craftsmanship and creativity, and certainly, the pastry chef establishes himself as one of the ... +

The labor market is increasingly demanding a return to the professions linked to craftsmanship and creativity, and certainly, the pastry chef establishes himself as one of the professions that know how to express these characteristics to the highest level. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
8 months
Italian
Mar 2020
Campus
 
CAST Alimenti
Brescia, Italy

The ‘pasticcere’ or pastry chef in the catering and hotel industries, combines in itself all the knowledge and technical skills of the traditional pastry chef, but at the same ... +

The ‘pasticcere’ or pastry chef in the catering and hotel industries, combines in itself all the knowledge and technical skills of the traditional pastry chef, but at the same time, interprets and creates a pastry art with completely different objectives from the conventional laboratory: they contextualize their work within a team, working closely with the Executive Chef, to ensure superior quality in the catering service and within hospitality. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
8 - 12 months
Italian
Campus
 
San Diego Culinary Institute
La Mesa, USA

As each new class in Pastry begins, the previous class prepares for graduation. Graduating students perfect their wedding cakes and chocolate sculpture work for final exams wh ... +

As each new class in Pastry begins, the previous class prepares for graduation. Graduating students perfect their wedding cakes and chocolate sculpture work for final exams while the new entering students invariably drop their jaws in admiration of the artistry of the graduating class. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
8 months
English
Campus
 

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